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Černý wins stage 19 of the Giro d’Italia, Kelderman retains the Maglia Rosa

23/10/2020

Josef Černý (CCC Team) has soloed to victory on Stage 19 of the 103rd Giro d’Italia. Breakaway companions Victor Campenaerts (NTT Pro Cycling Team) and Jacopo Mosca (Trek – Segafredo) finished second and third, respectively.

Wilco Kelderman (Team Sunweb) retains the Maglia Rosa and leads the general classification.

STAGE RESULTS
1 – Josef Černý (CCC Team) – 124km in 2h30’40”, average speed 49.381km/h
2 – Victor Campenaerts (NTT Pro Cycling Team) at 18″
3 – Jacopo Mosca (Trek – Segafredo) at 26″

 

GENERAL CLASSIFICATION
1 – Wilco Kelderman (Team Sunweb)
2 – Jai Hindley (Team Sunweb) at 12”
3 – Tao Geoghegan Hart (Team Ineos Grenadiers) at 15”
4 – Pello Bilbao (Bahrain – McLaren) at 1’19”
5 – João Almeida (Deceuninck – Quick-Step) at 2’16”

THE JERSEYS

Maglia Rosa (pink), general classification leader, sponsored by Enel – Wilco Kelderman (Team Sunweb)

Maglia Ciclamino (cyclamen), sprinter classification leader, sponsored by Segafredo Zanetti – Arnaud Démare (Groupama – FDJ)

Maglia Azzurra (blue), King of the Mountains classification leader, sponsored by Banca Mediolanum – Ruben Guerreiro (EF Pro Cycling)

Maglia Bianca (white), young rider general classification leader, sponsored by Eurospin – Jai Hindley (Team Sunweb)

Speaking seconds after the stage finish, the stage winner Josef Černý said: “It’s incredible, I have no words. Today my dream has come true, I am very happy. I dedicate this success to my team and my family! I still cannot believe it, I cannot describe how I’m feeling right now!”

The Maglia Rosa Wilco Kelderman (Team Sunweb) said: “I’ve enjoyed every minute wearing the Maglia Rosa today. I’m quite confident I can retain it tomorrow as well. This morning the weather was bad, it was very cold. This week has been tough and it’s risky for our immune systems. I am grateful to RCS Sport for listening to us and for having shortened the stage”.

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